Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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William Robert Merrell

Born: 4/26/1924

Died: 12/8/1997

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

William Robert (Bobby) Merrell was born on April 26, 1924 in Denton Texas to Bill and Nancy Anderson Merrell. His mother was an original enrollee. He passed away on December 8, 1997 after a long illness.

He is preceded in death by his first born daughter, Bobbie Jean, who died in infancy.

Survivors include two sons, William and Charles Merrell; four daughters, Linda Hood, Karen Walker, Judy Harris and Christine Marler and their spouses; 18 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; a brother Jesse Merrell; a sister Julia Ann Kirkwood and may nieces and nephews.

Bobby was blessed with a wonderful sense of humor which he kept until the very end that was his legacy. He will be missed very much.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to all who sent prayers, cards and flowers and to all who attended the memorial service.